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DURECT Corporation to Participate in Upcoming Healthcare Conferences


CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) announced today that management is scheduled to present at the following upcoming healthcare conferences in New York, NY.

-- 20th Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference on Wednesday, December 3rd at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

-- RBC Capital Markets 2008 Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, December 10th at 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

A live audio webcast of the presentations will be available by accessing DURECT's homepage at http://www.durect.com and clicking "Investor Relations." If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived on DURECT's website under Audio Archive in the "Investor Relations" section.

About DURECT Corporation

DURECT is an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company developing innovative drugs for pain and other chronic diseases, with late-stage development programs including REMOXY(R), POSIDUR(TM), ELADUR(TM) and TRANSDUR(TM)-Sufentanil. DURECT's proprietary oral, transdermal and injectable depot delivery technologies enable new indications and superior clinical/commercial attributes such as abuse deterrence, improved convenience, compliance, efficacy and safety for small molecule and biologic drugs. For more information, please visit http://www.durect.com.

NOTE: POSIDUR(TM), SABER(TM), ORADUR(R), TRANSDUR(TM) and ELADUR(TM) are trademarks of DURECT Corporation. Other referenced trademarks belong to their respective owners. REMOXY, POSIDUR, ELADUR and TRANSDUR-Sufentanil are drug candidates under development and have not been approved for commercialization by the US Food and Drug Administration or other health authorities.

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SOURCE DURECT Corporation
11/26/2008
CONTACT: Matthew J. Hogan, Chief Financial Officer of DURECT Corporation, +1-408-777-4936
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